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To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
10/02/2014 - 10/05/2014: All day

On the eve of his late wife's birthday, a young widower remains a captive of his grief and spends his evenings with her ghost.

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4.48 Psychosis
10/02/2014, 10/02/2014 - 10/03/2014, 10/03/2014 - 10/04/2014, 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014, 10/05/2014: All day

Sarah Kane's drama is the haunting journey of a woman in the throes of a terrifying psychological ordeal.


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Dark of the Moon
10/09/2014, 10/09/2014 - 10/10/2014, 10/10/2014 - 10/11/2014, 10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014, 10/12/2014: All day

A mythical tale of witches and ill-fated love, set in the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Australian Ballet: Swan Lake
10/11/2014: 5:45PM

The internationally renowned Australian Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky’s legendary Swan Lake. The story follows Odette, a princess turned into a swan by a sorcerer’s curse, on her quest to break the spell. Join us for an evening of magic, romance and classic beauty.


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Dreaming Sin Fronteras: a Multimedia Event
10/16/2014: 7:30PM

Dreaming Sin Fronteras (Dreaming without Borders) tells the stories of undocumented youth through music, visual art and testimony. The multimedia event features “DREAMers” from across L.A.; musicians Shawn King (DeVotchKa), Raul Pacheco (Ozomatli), Ceci Bastida (Tijuana NO!) and Stephen Brackett (The Flobots); and art by Favianna Rodriguez.

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This, and My Heart: A Portrait of Emily Dickinson
10/22/2014: 7:00PM

An intimate musical and theatrical performance combines Emily Dickinson’s texts with settings by composers Aaron Copland, Tom Cipullo, Lori Laitman and Steve Heitzeg. Actress Linda Kelsey, soprano Anne Marie Ketchum and pianist Victoria Kirsch will perform amid scenic design by Bonita Helmer.


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A Trip to Bountiful
10/29/2014: 6:30PM

The legendary Cicely Tyson returns to the stage after a 30-year absence in a role for which she has already won a Tony. In 1953, a widow decides to realize her dream of returning to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Her life-changing journey is masterfully written by Horton Foote.

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Action Through Art: The Poetry of Ono no Komachi
11/01/2014: 2:00PM

U.S./Japan-based Eleven Arts, Inc., and its producer/director Ko Mori, True Heart Films and director Tamara Ruppart along with critically acclaimed transnational U.S.-Japan writer Velina Hasu Houston are producing a live-action film about poet Ono no Komachi titled, “Path of Dreams,” with a screenplay written by Houston. Ms. Ruppart, Mr. Mori, and Dr. Houston will discuss their creative project and their inspirations at this event. In addition, they will share poetry written by Komachi read by acclaimed actress Tamlyn Tomita.

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Stop Kiss: A Play by Diana Son
11/20/2014: 6:00PM

Sara and Callie share their first kiss on the New York streets. They are then viciously attacked. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss humorously and heartbreakingly portrays the events surrounding the attack. This beautiful theatrical performance reminds us of the importance of self-discovery and the dangers of repression.

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Red Beard/Red Beard: A Performance by the Los Angeles Poverty Department
01/15/2015: 7:00PM

On the 30th anniversary of the founding of renowned theatre troupe the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)—the first U.S. theatre company composed of homeless and formerly homeless artists—LAPD will stage an excerpt from Red Beard/Red Beard, the group’s acclaimed master work rarely seen in Los Angeles.